Father Thomas A.
Judge Council 6893
Knights of Columbus
Council Hall located in Hewitt
Square, Larkfield Road, East Northport, New York
| Council Activities
Meetings are held twice a month, the 1st and 3rd Monday, at 8:00 pm. The 1st Monday meeting is our business meeting and the 3rd Monday meeting is oActivitiesur social meeting.
Our council hosts a large number of Church Activities, Youth Activities, Family Activities, Community Service and Council Activities throughout the year.
Memorial Day Parade – The Knights organize and run the Memorial Day Parade. The Knights invite diverse, non-political groups to participate by marching and/or presenting wreaths at the event. The Knights have run this event for more than 25 years.
High School Speech Contest – The Knights sponsor an ENPT High School speech writing contest. The theme of the speech is “What Memorial Day Means to Me”. The winner receives $300 and presents the winning speech to our council and later at the Parade Ceremony.
Charity Thanksgiving Dinner – Many Knights and their families share their time helping others less fortunate during a difficult holiday for many. Many come just to share in the feeling of being with family; by having a dinner, having someone to talk to or to just quietly watch a little TV in the presence of others.
AHRC Christmas Dance – The Knights plan and coordinate a Christmas Dance for the handicapped and developmentally disabled members of the AHRC organization. The Knights donate the Hall, food and refreshments. Santa Claus brings the AHRC members his bag stuffed with toys and invited teenagers and Scouts help serve. The teens enjoy the night, as does the members who dance to the DJ who donates his time for the event.
Saturday Night BINGO - The Knights run the Saturday Night BINGO at St. Anthony’s. Proceeds are shared between the Council (for charitable endeavors) and the parish church.
St. Anthony Family Feast and Festival - During the past 23 years, and counting, every June the Knights plan, organize and run the Feast and Festival.
Special Charity Events (as needed) - The Knights, as well as the Columbiettes, run fund raisers when someone or family is in need of assistance.
Annual Blood Drive - The Knights hold a blood drive every summer in the Council Hall.
Super Bowl Party – The Knights throw a super bowl party every year and all are welcome. Proceeds of this event are used for the Council’s charitable donations.
Football Breakfast – The Knights prepare and serve breakfast for the Northport Varsity Football team.
Annual Suffolk Charity Drive - Our Council participates in the Suffolk wide Charity drive, run by the Suffolk Chapter of the K of C. This year the funds went to the Sunrise Group at Stony Brook for children with cancer.
East Northport Day - The Council is a member of the East Northport Chamber of Commerce. The Knights support the Chamber and participate in their annual East Northport Day. The Knights man a booth and present our Council, the Columbiettes, Little Knights and Squires to the Community.
Nocturnal Adoration – The Knights presently cover 3 bands of Adoration at St. Anthony’s. Adoration is a good way to take time to relax and pray before the Blessed Sacrament in the solitude of our Church.
Stony Brook Veterans Home - Council members volunteer at the veteran’s home to bring the wheelchair residents down to Mass on Sunday and at Knights of Columbus meetings.
Food Baskets for the needy - Every Thanksgiving and Christmas the Knights ask for food donations from the membership. When it is time for the Little Knights to prepare the food baskets the Council buys the needed food in order to make up these baskets.
Free Throw Contest - The Suffolk Chapter sponsors a Basketball Free Throw contest. The Fr. Judge Council supports this effort for boys and girls ages 10 through 14. Children from the local schools participate. Winners in each age group from the Council level advance to the District, then County, then the final, a State level, in West Point, NY.
St. Baldrick’s Day - Many Knights participate and support this head shaving event to raise funds for childhood cancer research. The Knights generate several thousand dollars each year for charity.
St. Anthony Parish Food Pantry - Every second meeting of the month the attending members bring food for the Parish food pantry. This has been our practice for several years.
Sam Russo Golf Classic - For the last 19 years the Fr. Judge Council has sponsored this golf classic, which over the years, has raise over $140,000 for charity and helps pay for some of our hall’s expenses.
This site was last updated 02/23/17